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It's been a big year for Vanessa Hudgens. In addition to starting a new romance with actor Austin Butler, the former High School Musical star chopped off her long dark hair and gained weight for her upcoming role in Gimme Shelter.PHOTOS: SEE VANESSA'S RED CARPET EVOLUTION

But that hasn't stopped Hudgens, who turned 23 on Wednesday, from rocking some of her sexiest and most daring looks yet.

While she still loves boho-chic ensembles, the actress stepped out in more polished, sophisticated designer duds, including a red Marchesa stunner and  a chic Quotum by Ossie Clark wrap dress.

Click through to see how her look has changed over the years!